Theoretical Foundations and Supporting Evidence
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Learn from the creator of the Theory of Second Language Acquisition
Dr. Stephen Krashen's hypotheses are some of the most widely known among linguists and language teachers.
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Drs. Krashen and Mason deliver a concise yet comprehensive course on the theory and research behind Story-Listening and GSSR.GET STARTED
Speaking and Writing Don’t Help
- Forced Speaking Raises Anxiety and Blocks Acquisition
- The Silent Period
- Case History: Armando
- Merrill Swain’s Comprehensible Output Hypothesis
- Comprehensible Output and Undertow
Why Support a Delayed Gratification Approach to Language Education
- The Skill-building Hypothesis
- Skilled-based Conscious Learning Does Not Work
- A Serious Error In Language Education
- Studies Comparing More and Less Input
- The Difference Between the Comprehension Hypothesis and Optimal Input Hypothesis
- Does Gradual Mean Slow?
The Conduit Hypothesis
- The Conduit Hypothesis
- Narrow Reading
- The Three Stages of Language Acquisition
- Evidence to Support the Conduit Hypothesis
The Input Hypothesis and its Rivals
- The Input Hypothesis Defined
- Who are the Rivals?
- Input Hypothesis or Comprehension Hypothesis
Direct Teaching of Vocabulary and Comprehension Checking
- Comprehension Checking
- The Research
- Can Context be Misleading?
- Comprehension Questions After Reading
- Direct Teaching of Vocabulary
- Non-Targeted and Targeted Input
- Natural Order of Acquisition
- Targeting and Context
- Evidence Supporting Non-Targeted Input
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